INVERNEILL MAUSOLEUM

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Mausoleum of Campbells of Inverneill stands within an enclosure on a tree-clad hillock, N bank of Inverneil Burn, WSE of Inverneill House. The gabled building is built of random rubble masonry with pink sandstone dressings. An inscription and armorial above the lintelled doorway in the W gable-wall names Sir James Campbell, with the date 1802.... The door itself and the cast-iron gates of the enclosure commemorate General George Campbell (d 1882) and Lorne Campbell (d 1883) respectively.
(RCAHMS, Ecclesiastical Monuments, vol 7, #43, page 82)

00. (On the lintel soffit: “JOHN WILSON, MASON”)

(The following information is a transcription of hand written notes in possession of the Argyll and Bute Archives:)

Previous to the erection of this Mausoleum, the chiefs of this clan were buried at Killin, near their property of Ardaonaig Perthshire, and previous to the year 1500, in the stone chest and in the piece of ground to the right of the alter in the chapel of Kilmallion (sic) on their property of Craignish.

00. This mausoleum with the ground within the outer wall was consecrated for the purpose of Christian burial by the RT REV GEORGE MACKARNESS (?) D.D. Bishop of Argyll and the Isles on the 11th June 1878.

01. In memory of JAMES CAMPBELL, born 1706, died 1760, Commissary of the Western Isles of Scotland, 23rd in direct descent from SIR ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, 3rd Knight of Loch Awe and 20th Chieftain of the Clan Tearleith Campbells, buried at Killalieu

Also his three sons:

02. SIR JAMES CAMPBELL, Knt Born 1737, died 1807 Late MP for Stirling Burghs and Heritable Usher to the Kings of Scotland, buried here;

03. MAJOR GENERAL SIR ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, KB Born 1739, died 1791. Late Governor of Jamaica and Commander in Chief of Madras. MP for Stirling Burghs. Buried in Westminster Abbey.

04. DUNCAN CAMPBELL, born 1742, died 1822 Commissary for North Britain, buried at Kilmalieu.

Also JEAN, wife of the above SIR JAMES CAMPBELL, Knt and
CATHERINE their daughter, both buried here.

In memory of the five sons of Sir James Campbell Knt:

05. LT GENERAL SIR JAMES CAMPBELL, Bt ... Born 1765, died 1819. Late Lord High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands Buried in Westminster Abbey.

06. CAPTAIN JOHN CAMPBELL, Late 21st Regt born 1766, died 1820. Buried here

07. DUNCAN CAMPBELL, Indian Civil Service Born 1771, Died 1840. Buried in Mary-le-Bone Cemetery

08. MAJOR GENERAL ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, C B Born 1774, died 1838. Late Governor of the Island of Jersey Buried in the Cathedral there

09. ENSIGN LORNE CAMPBELL Born 1779, died 1801. Killed carrying the colours of his Regt at the battle of Alexandria.

In memory of the sons of Duncan Campbell:

10. CAPTAIN JAMES ARCHIBALD CAMPBELL, . P. D.L Late 47th Regt. Born 1800, died 1878, buried here.

11. CAPTAIN DUNCAN CAMPBELL, 47th Regt, born 1802, killed 1832 hunting in Ireland buried at Mullingar

12. GENERAL GEORGE CAMPBELL C. B. Late Colonel Commandant, Royal Artillery born 1803, died 1882

13. MAJOR GENERAL ARCHIBALD LORNE CAMPBELL Late Bengal Light Cavalry born 1804, died 1883

14. In memory of DUNCAN CAMPBELL OF INVERNEIL AND ROSS, 1842 - 1922 and of his wife, ISABEL TOBIN, 1848 - 191? Both buried here,
and of their children:

15. TORQUIL LORNE CAMPBELL, 1885 - 1917

16. NEILL DIARMID CAMPBELL, 1892 - 1918 (Both Killed in Action in France)

17. In memory of TEARLACH CAMPBELL, 1909 - 1932
second son of DUNCAN AND ETHEL CAMPBELL OF INVERNEILL AND ROSS

18. OLIVE CAMPBELL OF INVERNEILL, MBE JP
born 28th August 1878 / Died 14 January 1963
Oldest daughter of DUNCAN AND ISABELL CAMPBELL